These steps to success, from all that I have read, seem to be completely universal.
It does not matter if you are a blogger, an aspiring financial advisor, or are starting a new medical practice.
And I get it. It can seem theoretical. But the application of this is more involved.
For you can know that you should keep going. But that does not always help you keep going.
I found Keep Going, By Austin Kleon a great take on the application that I am getting at here.
I’VE COME TO BELIEVE TWO SIMPLE PRINCIPLES ABOUT ACHIEVING SUCCESS IN CREATIVE PURSUITS. 1. Every single problem is fixable. There is nothing unique about your brokenness. No matter how or why you are broken, there is a way to overcome it. 2. Success is inevitable if you keep moving. The only thing that matters is that you keep going. The only way to truly fail at a marathon is to stop taking the next step. Sometimes you’re running, sometimes you’re walking, and sometimes you’re crawling. It doesn’t matter. If you’re moving forward, you will succeed.
-Tim Grahl, Running Down A Dream